Sonoma County Office of Education

English-Language Arts & Literacy

Blog: English Language Arts

This blog focuses on the effective teaching of English Language Arts in K-12 schools with special emphasis on Sonoma County. It offers ideas and resources to support engaging instruction in relation to the Common Core Standards and 21st century learning.

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Connecting Educators to Cultural Understanding and Civic Engagement
08.31.17
The Unity Center at the California Museum in Sacramento, California opened to the public on Saturday, August 26th. Created to foster mutual understanding among Californians and inspire them to civic action, the Unity Center offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to come together for the common good. Read More...


Students Impacted by Poverty
05.04.17
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Multicultural Children's Book Day
01.24.17
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Where’s the Grammar?
11.08.16
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Reading Through the Seasons: October’s Falling Leaves
09.22.16
Children need opportunities to investigate autumn leaves first hand. There is no substitute for watching actual trees drop their leaves, for touching the leaves, examining their forms, feeling their textures, and noticing the varying shades and intensities of their colors. Autumn is nothing if not a sensory experience. Read More...


Connecting with children in the wake of tragedy and political violence
11.18.15
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Scientists in the Field: Where Science Meets Adventure
10.26.15
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